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**Please share with your students**

*12-week paid summer research experience May 29-August 17, 2018*

Are you interested in applying to a doctoral program or would you like to
find out more about what PhD programs entail? Interested in a research
career investigating such topics as the impact of libraries and archives,
instructional technology, user experience, privacy and security and health
informatics?

The University of Michigan School of Information is hosting a 12-week
intensive summer Research Experience for Master’s Students (REMS) from
other iSchool master’s programs or schools of library and
information science, *May 29–August 17, 2018*. Please note that this
program is only available to US Citizens and Permanent Residents, due to
the source of funding.

Come develop your research skills with world-renowned faculty and in
leading institutions on the U-M campus. The students selected for 2018 will
engage in a variety of research projects and receive close mentorship as
they investigate key issues in information science with UMSI faculty
or practitioners. The REMS program supplements the experience in the
research project with a broad range of educational and social activities
that create a community of scholars among participating students. Students
completing the program will be eligible to apply for funding to attend a
conference to present their research project.

*For descriptions of the research projects, as well as information on
eligibility and the application process*, please visit REMS web page
<https://www.si.umich.edu/research/research-experiences-masters-students>.
Note that both current and graduating domestic students are eligible.
Applications will be accepted until *February 14, 2018*.

*Participant benefits*


   - Participation in an original research project with leading U-M
   faculty, libraries and archives on campus, and graduate students
   - Develop research skills through one-on-one mentoring and instruction
   on research
   - In-depth orientation on research in the information sciences and the
   responsible conduct in research and scholarship and weekly educational
   seminars
   - Potential for funding to attend a conference to present findings
   - $10,000 stipend



Top priority will be given to applicants from underrepresented populations
in graduate programs and/or from schools with limited research opportunities
.

For more information contact: [log in to unmask]

This project is funded by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library
Services <http://www.imls.gov/> RE-01-15-0086-15.

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